The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Retail in IT contracts advertised for the Milton Keynes region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Retail over the 3 months to 1 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Retailing
Rank 16 27 24
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -3
Contract jobs citing Retail 68 40 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 7.96% 5.24% 5.67%
As % of the General category 18.73% 15.81% 15.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 11 25
Average daily rate
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£375 £450 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +38.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £350 £222
10% offered a daily rate of more than £477 £500 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £405 £396 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +5.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £22.50 £23.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -5.26%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.42 £29.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-57.17% +65.71%
Retail
Buckinghamshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the Milton Keynes region.

General Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
363 253 278
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 42.51% 33.16% 36.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 201 121 139
Average daily rate £375 £325 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £261 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.29% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 12 7
Average hourly rate £12.00 £43.74 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-72.56% +249.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.98 £21.60 £11.07
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.90 £47.10 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £22.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+4.54% -24.13%

Retail
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Retail across the Milton Keynes region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Retail Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

Retail
Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Retail across the Milton Keynes region.

Retail Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

Retail
Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Retail across the Milton Keynes region over the 3 months to 1 September 2014.

Retail Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

Retail
Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Retail across the Milton Keynes region.

Retail Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes region citing Retail also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Retail.

1 39 (32.77%) Finance
2 28 (23.53%) Banking
3 25 (21.01%) E-Commerce
4 22 (18.49%) Project Management
5 21 (17.65%) Stakeholder Management
6 20 (16.81%) Retail Banking
7 15 (12.61%) Business Analysis
8 14 (11.76%) EPoS
9 11 (9.24%) PRINCE2
10 9 (7.56%) UNIX
10 9 (7.56%) Java
10 9 (7.56%) IBM
10 9 (7.56%) WebSphere
11 8 (6.72%) Degree
11 8 (6.72%) Windows
11 8 (6.72%) Migration
11 8 (6.72%) Service Delivery
12 7 (5.88%) Change Management
12 7 (5.88%) Manufacturing
12 7 (5.88%) Linux
12 7 (5.88%) MS Excel
12 7 (5.88%) Oracle
12 7 (5.88%) HTML
12 7 (5.88%) SQL
12 7 (5.88%) Microsoft
12 7 (5.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 7 (5.88%) Mobile App
13 6 (5.04%) Marketing
13 6 (5.04%) Credit Risk
13 6 (5.04%) Red Hat

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes region citing Retail also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Retail. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 9 (7.56%) WebSphere
2 2 (1.68%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.68%) SAS
2 2 (1.68%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (0.84%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 7 (5.88%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.52%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (2.52%) MS Office
3 1 (0.84%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.84%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.84%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.84%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.84%) BusinessWorks
1 1 (0.84%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.52%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.52%) Internet
2 2 (1.68%) Intranet
3 1 (0.84%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.52%) DB2
2 2 (1.68%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (1.68%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.84%) OLTP
3 1 (0.84%) Base SAS
3 1 (0.84%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (0.84%) Ant
1 1 (0.84%) Eclipse
1 1 (0.84%) QuickTest Pro
1 1 (0.84%) LoadRunner
General
1 39 (32.77%) Finance
2 28 (23.53%) Banking
3 20 (16.81%) Retail Banking
4 7 (5.88%) Manufacturing
5 6 (5.04%) Marketing
6 5 (4.20%) Automotive
7 4 (3.36%) Back Office
8 3 (2.52%) Spanish Language
9 1 (0.84%) General Ledger
9 1 (0.84%) Electronics
9 1 (0.84%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.84%) Legal
Job Titles
1 35 (29.41%) Analyst
2 24 (20.17%) Project Manager
3 21 (17.65%) Business Analyst
4 10 (8.40%) Developer
5 7 (5.88%) Architect
5 7 (5.88%) Delivery Manager
6 4 (3.36%) Front-End Developer
6 4 (3.36%) Administrator
6 4 (3.36%) Service Manager
6 4 (3.36%) Technical Analyst
7 3 (2.52%) Services Delivery Manager
7 3 (2.52%) Trainer
7 3 (2.52%) Programme Manager
7 3 (2.52%) Systems Analyst
7 3 (2.52%) Enterprise Architect
7 3 (2.52%) Digital Project Manager
8 2 (1.68%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
8 2 (1.68%) ScrumMaster
8 2 (1.68%) Banking Business Analyst
8 2 (1.68%) Credit Risk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (5.88%) HTML
2 6 (5.04%) CSS
3 4 (3.36%) JSP
3 4 (3.36%) .NET
3 4 (3.36%) J2EE
4 3 (2.52%) XHTML
4 3 (2.52%) JSTL
4 3 (2.52%) Semantic HTML
5 2 (1.68%) Dojo
5 2 (1.68%) XML
5 2 (1.68%) Spring
5 2 (1.68%) WebSphere MQ
5 2 (1.68%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.84%) Middleware
6 1 (0.84%) Struts
6 1 (0.84%) WebSphere Message Broker
6 1 (0.84%) Worklight
Miscellaneous
1 14 (11.76%) EPoS
2 7 (5.88%) Mobile App
3 6 (5.04%) Credit Risk
4 3 (2.52%) W3C
4 3 (2.52%) N-Tier
5 2 (1.68%) PMI
5 2 (1.68%) Mainframe
5 2 (1.68%) APACS
5 2 (1.68%) EFT
6 1 (0.84%) Mobile Banking
6 1 (0.84%) Mobile Payment
6 1 (0.84%) DTV
6 1 (0.84%) IBM Mainframe
6 1 (0.84%) IVR
6 1 (0.84%) VSAM
6 1 (0.84%) Statistics
6 1 (0.84%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.84%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (0.84%) Chip and PIN
Operating Systems
1 9 (7.56%) UNIX
2 8 (6.72%) Windows
3 7 (5.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 7 (5.88%) Linux
4 2 (1.68%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.84%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.84%) AIX
5 1 (0.84%) Windows NT
5 1 (0.84%) MVS
5 1 (0.84%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (21.01%) E-Commerce
2 22 (18.49%) Project Management
3 21 (17.65%) Stakeholder Management
4 15 (12.61%) Business Analysis
5 11 (9.24%) PRINCE2
6 8 (6.72%) Service Delivery
6 8 (6.72%) Migration
7 7 (5.88%) Change Management
8 5 (4.20%) CRM
8 5 (4.20%) Scrum
9 4 (3.36%) Risk Assessment
9 4 (3.36%) Programme Management
9 4 (3.36%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (3.36%) Systems Analysis
9 4 (3.36%) ITIL
9 4 (3.36%) User Acceptance Testing
9 4 (3.36%) Time Management
9 4 (3.36%) Continuous Improvement
10 3 (2.52%) PRINCE
10 3 (2.52%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 9 (7.56%) Java
2 7 (5.88%) SQL
3 6 (5.04%) JavaScript
4 4 (3.36%) VB.NET
5 2 (1.68%) Objective-C
5 2 (1.68%) C#
5 2 (1.68%) C++
6 1 (0.84%) C
Qualifications
1 8 (6.72%) Degree
2 4 (3.36%) ISEB
2 4 (3.36%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 3 (2.52%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 3 (2.52%) Security Cleared
3 3 (2.52%) Oracle Certification
3 3 (2.52%) PMI Certification
4 1 (0.84%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (0.84%) SAS Certification
4 1 (0.84%) PMP
4 1 (0.84%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.68%) SLA
1 2 (1.68%) ISO 8583
1 2 (1.68%) QA
2 1 (0.84%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (1.68%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.84%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (1.68%) SCCM
1 2 (1.68%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.84%) MAINVIEW
2 1 (0.84%) Control-M
Vendors
1 9 (7.56%) IBM
2 7 (5.88%) Microsoft
2 7 (5.88%) Oracle
3 6 (5.04%) Red Hat
4 2 (1.68%) SAP
4 2 (1.68%) Endeca
5 1 (0.84%) Netezza
5 1 (0.84%) Unica
5 1 (0.84%) hybris
5 1 (0.84%) Sybase
5 1 (0.84%) TIBCO
5 1 (0.84%) Remedy
5 1 (0.84%) ATG
5 1 (0.84%) VMware
5 1 (0.84%) Alterian
5 1 (0.84%) HP
5 1 (0.84%) Intel
5 1 (0.84%) Cognizant
5 1 (0.84%) Informatica
5 1 (0.84%) NetApp
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